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  1. A content analysis of online news media reporting on the human papillomavirus vaccination programme in South Africa

    A content analysis of online news media reporting on the human papillomavirus vaccination programme in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Background: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among females in South Africa. In 2014 South Africa launched a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme for grade 4 girls attending public schools. Approximately 49% of South Africans have...
  2. Note on an invasion of intertidal zoanthid colonies by a chaetopterid polychaete at Park Rynie Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Note on an invasion of intertidal zoanthid colonies by a chaetopterid polychaete at Park Rynie Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Marine Science
    At Park Rynie Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa, four species of zoanthids were invaded by a sand-tube building polychaete Mesochaetopterus minutus. It is a small polychaete about 15 mm long, which occurs gregariously in dense masses of sandy...
  3. Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Climate variability and impacts on east African livestock herders: the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    East African pastoral adaptation and vulnerability to climate variability and climate change is assessed, using data from decisionmaking processes and ecological data of the Maasai of Ngorongoro Conservation Area as an example. The paper uses integrated modeling, linking PHEWS, a...
  4. Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Breast Cancer Health Beliefs and Perceived Barriers to Self-Examination Amongst Hindu Women in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the breast cancer health beliefs and perceived barriers to breast self-examination of South African Hindu women. Participants were 68 Hindu women (mean age = 39.36 years SD=13.42) from two South African cities. They completed the Champion's Health...
  5. Secondary school learners' essays on suicide prevention

    Secondary school learners' essays on suicide prevention

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objectives: Considering the extent of the problem of suicidal behaviour among young people, the need for prevention programmes is paramount. The KwaZulu-Natal based 'Love to Live' campaign is a programme aimed at the prevention of suicidal behaviour among children and...
  6. Critical realism as a ‘methodology’ for exploring discourse in technical fields

    Critical realism as a ‘methodology’ for exploring discourse in technical fields

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Applied linguistic research has tended to draw on the work of various postmodern theorists, such as Gee (1999) and others of the New Literacy Studies movement. Critical realism is a relatively new approach for social scientists working in the arena...
  7. Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Understanding self-appraisal of HIV-infection risk among young adults in Nigeria: evidence from a national survey

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    A major component of HIV prevention is to encourage individuals to appreciate their personal risk of contracting the virus with the aim of encouraging them to take steps to reduce the risks. This article addresses the accuracy of an individual's...
  8. Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Disclosure among HIV-positive women: the role of HIV/AIDS support groups in rural Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Disclosure by people living with HIV or AIDS is critical for HIV prevention and care. However, many women choose not to disclose their HIV status for fear of negative outcomes, such as blame and rejection. The World Health Organization suggests...